Huskers’ Kokesh and Green finish as All-Americans; Iowa’s St. John takes title
Iowa’s Derek St. John celebrates after defeating Northwestern’s Jason Welch, left, in the 157-pound title match at the NCAA wrestling championships. St. John used a third-period escape to beat Welch 3-2.
Posted: Saturday, March 23, 2013 12:00 am
DES MOINES — Any disappointment Nebraska’s Robert Kokesh felt from Friday night’s overtime loss in the semifinals was eased with a pair of vindicating victories Saturday.
Kokesh defeated two opponents against whom he was 0-5 previously to earn third place in the 174-pound weight class at the NCAA wrestling championships.
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